Lance Corporal Frank Primett

Rank or Title

Date of Birth

9 Mar 1886

Date of Death

15 Sep 1916

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Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

18 Spencer Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


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War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


L-Cpl Frank Primett, 14026, 8th Battalion Beds Regiment, was killed in action on the Somme on September 15th, 1916. He was the first of two sons of Albert and Agnes Primett to be killed on the battlefield - Pte Charles Augustus Primett, 2nd Bedfords, also died on the Somme, on October 12th,1916.

Born in Ickleford on March 9th, 1886, he spent most of his life in the Hitchin area. By 1915, and possibly after he had enlisted, his parents were living at 18 Spencer Road, Luton, the address on the Luton Roll of Honour.

Frank married Alice Gertrude Emms in 1905 and the couple had three children - Frank, Dora and Florence - living in Hitchin. Alice remarried in 1919 in Richmond, Surrey, to become Alice Leach.

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Author: Deejaya

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